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September 14, 2015

NIU Board of Trustees to meet Sept. 17

PUBLIC NOTICE

Meeting of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Thursday – Septmbe 17, 2015
Board of Trustees Room
315 Altgeld Hall - Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois

Approximate Schedule

9 a.m. Public Meeting of the Board of Trustees Convened – Board of Trustees Room

EXPECTED AGENDA FOR REGULAR MEETING

  1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
  2. VERIFICATION OF QUORUM AND APPROPRIATE NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
  3. MEETING AGENDA APPROVAL, INCLUDING ANY PROPOSED CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS
  4. RESOLUTION FOR JOHN R. BUTLER, DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
  5. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF MAY 28, 2015; JUNE 18, 2015; AUGUST 6, 2015
  6. CHAIR’S COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
  7. PUBLIC COMMENTS *
  8. REPORTS OF BOARD COMMITTEES AND BOARD LIAISONS

    A. Executive Committee
    B. Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
    C. Compliance, Audit, Risk Management and Legal Affairs Committee
    D. Finance, Facilities and Operations Committee
    E. Legislative Affairs, Research and Innovation Committee
    F. Ad Hoc Committee on Enrollment
    G. Ad Hoc Committee on Governance
    H. Illinois Board of Higher Education
    I. Universities Civil Service Merit Board
    J. Northern Illinois University Foundation
    K. Northern Illinois University Alumni Association
    L. Northern Illinois Research Foundation

  9. PRESIDENT’S REPORT NO. 99

    (Expected to include items for board review and approval: Request for Deletion of Emphasis; Recommendation for Tenure; Enterprise Risk Management System; FY16 Internal Budget; FY17 Budget Request Guidelines; FY17 Appropriated Capital Budget Request; FY17 Nonappropriated Capital Budget; Investment and Cash Management Policy; Department of Psychology Subcontract Amendment. Review and information: 2014-15 Faculty Emeritus Recognition; Professional Excellence Awards for Faculty and Staff; FY15 Report of Tuition and Fee Waivers; FY15 Report on Capital Activities; FY15 Annual Report of Transactions Involving Real Property; FY15 Annual Report of Cash and Investments; Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000; Annual Summary Report Obligation of Financial Resources; State Legislative Update, Federal Relations Update; Broadband and Healthcare Initiatives; Annual Sponsored Programs Report.  Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

  10. OTHER MATTERS
  11. NEXT MEETING DATE
  12. CLOSED SESSION
  13. ADJOURNMENT

* Individuals wishing to make an appearance before the Board should consult the Bylaws of the Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University, http://www.niu.edu/board/bylaws/index.shtml#B4, Article II, Section 4 – Appearances before the Board. For more information or to register an appearance before the board, contact Kathleen Carey, (kjahns@niu.edu) Recording Secretary to the Board of Trustees, Altgeld Hall 300, DeKalb, IL 60115, 815-756-1273.

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